beach county sunday, the president said "our thoughts and prayers are with the officer's family." teachers in chicago will be on picket lines this morning for the first time in 25 years. more than 26,000 teachers and support staff who work for the nation's third largest school district plan to walk off the job after talks failed late last night. after months of negotiations, the key issues remaining are pay, benefits, and job security. the strike will affect at least 400,000 students. chicago mayor rahm emanuel says the strike is unnecessary and unfair to the city's school children. yesterday, one of the bloodiest of the year in iraq left at least 92 people dead. a series of bombings and shootings hit more than a dozen cities and left hundreds injured. in baghdad, car bombings exploded in six districts, hitting a restaurant and commercial area. since american troops left iraq last year, attacks there have been increasing.